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Personal Relationships

The great Jewish philosopher Maimonides stated that “all moral principles concern the relationship of man to his neighbour”, being “given to man for the benefit

Philanthropic Organisations

Judasim has a strong tradition of charity and Jewish communities are well known for their philanthropic organisations. The biblical laws of leket, shikhchah and peah

Social Ethics and the Torah

Rabbi Simeon Ben Gamaliel stated that, “the world rests on three things, justice, truth, and peace”. This statement underpins Jewish social ethics.   Jews believe

Social Ethics

Judaism has an all-enveloping and passionate dedication to the ideal of justice. The moral imperative of justice was taught by the Jewish prophets. Moses taught

Jews and Alcohol

Jews are commanded to drink four full cups at the traditional Passover Seder (meal) and the festival of Purim is a time of licensed alcoholic

Judaism and the Body

In the Jewish tradition there is no absolute division between material and spiritual, body and soul. According to the Hebrew Bible, the human body expresses

Jewish Ethics

In this section of our website you will find information about Ethics in Judaism. For more information please click on one of the links below.

Structure of the Siddur

The location of each prayer in the liturgy is not accidental. The structure of the service as a whole is a set pattern common to

History of the Siddur

In ancient times, customary daily prayers were recited by heart, or a reader prayed aloud and the congregation responded to the blessings with “Amen”. There

The Siddur (Jewish Prayer Book)

A siddur is the Jewish prayer book containing prayers according to the order of the Jewish calendar. It is the instrument of synagogue worship and

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